Charles Arnold Houseman of Amarillo, TX passed away Sept. 6, 2019, at the age of 97.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Charles was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Moran, TX. After the untimely death of his father, the family moved to Vega, TX. Charles would later meet his beloved wife, Maxine Hutchens. The couple married on Dec. 24, 1942, while Charles was attending West Texas State College. Soon after his marriage, Charles answered the call of service during World War II. Charles proudly served in the US Army, where he received several ribbons and medals, including the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat.
Charles was preceded in death by his mother and father, his brother, and his cherished wife of 73 years, Maxine.
Those that will be missing him are his three children, Lewis Houseman, Reda Tipton and her husband Jim, and Chuck Houseman and his wife, Marti; and three grandchildren, Rodney Duffy and his wife Sheranna, Kelli Heatley and her husband Bryan, Amy Wills and her husband Floyd. Also missing him will be his four great-grandchildren, Austin Duffy and his wife Amanda, Ashley Duffy, Dallas Rose, and Cole Davis.
The family wants to thank the staff and nurses of the Ussery Roan Texas State Veterans Home for their many years of wonderful care.